First Step Grand Challenges awards seed money to six innovative teams.

After a year of brainstorming, roadblocks, ideation and breakthroughs, the 2016 edition of the University of Delaware’s First Step Grand Challenges has drawn to a close – well, sort of. After the yearlong competition ended with a final pitch competition earlier this month, the top undergraduate teams were awarded more than $10,000 in seed money to take their ideas, prototypes and models to the next level.

First Step is a University-wide competition that brings together students from all seven colleges to tackle environmental-, societal- or health-related challenges. Read more.

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